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Ordering Material

From The American Horologist and Jeweler magazine, October, 1938

Ordering Material

By PAUL LINCKE

Here for instance is a simple, but very efficient method of making an impression of a Swiss setting bridge, which is often useful in ordering material or making or enlarging a material assortment.
Upon a bench block or anvil or any solid fiat surface lay a watch tag or other piece of cardboard and on this the label or piece of paper on which you want to make an impression. Over this lay a piece of carbon copy paper prepared side down with the setting bridge on top right side up. Hold the setting bridge down with a fiat case stroke or the fiat end of a pair of tweezers and strike a few well distributed taps with the hammer, and you will have a picture of the part as good for all practical purposes as a photograph. 


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